CPNP-AC Certification Timeline

Special timelines for the CPNP-AC exam continue to be in effect. Candidates will be provided updated eligibility notification as it becomes available. Thank you for your understanding and patience.  Please contact PNCB at exam@pncb.org with any questions. Blackout Notice for Prospective Employers. Press Release: PNCB Announces CPNP-AC Exam Action. See updates and FAQs herePNCB Statement of Information

Timeline for CPNP-AC Certification

From the application process to recertification of your credential, use this chart to guide your planning.

Note that exam blackout timeframes are in effect. See the alert and press release above. If you don't see your question on our Acute Care CPNP Exam Updates page or email exam@pncb.org for assistance.

The next testing window is August 1 through November 22, 2019. Your complete application, with final official transcript, must be approved by PNCB by 5 PM ET on November 1 to take your exam by the close of the testing window ending November 22, 2019.

Faces of Certification

PNCB-certified nursing professionals work in a variety of roles and settings throughout the US and beyond. Share your photo today!

Joaquin Adame, CPNP-PC Children's Health Specialty Center Dallas, TX
Heraldine Flores, CPN Baker College Chicago, IL
Joanne Wintersgill, PMHS Cumming Pediatric Group Cumming, GA
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